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  • North Carolina's fine line between GOP establishment, tea party

    The victory of Thom Tillis in the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina is widely seen as a win for the GOP establishment over the tea party. But establishment is a relative term these days as the GOP's internal divisions have...
  • Thom Tillis' North Carolina win is a victory for a redefined GOP

    In the battle between the GOP establishment and the tea party, Thom Tillis' nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from North Carolina scored a win for party elders who are trying to exert control over the elections and wrest the chamber from Democrats....
  • Does GOP's Mississippi showdown give Democrats a shot at Senate seat?

    As the cliff-hanger GOP primary for U.S. Senate in Mississippi dragged toward a bitter runoff between Sen. Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, a new name ascended to center stage: Democrat Travis Childers. Childers, the former congressman who easily won...
  • GOP Senate runoff in Mississippi raises chances for Democrat

    As the cliffhanger Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Mississippi dragged toward a bitter runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, a new name ascended to center stage: Democrat Travis Childers. Childers, the former congressman who easily won...
  • Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]

    Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]
    When traveling this summer, you will likely encounter some combination of traffic on the highway, large crowds and delays at the airport and high gas prices. Some of this is the natural result of vacation season, but these experiences are also due to...
  • Romney calls for minimum-wage increase in split with business groups

    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday called for an increase in the federal minimum wage, splitting with party leaders and some top business groups on what's expected to a major issue in this year's midterm elections. "I ......
  • Obama not 'hell-bent' on Senate immigration bill

    Obama not 'hell-bent' on Senate immigration bill
    President Obama signaled Tuesday that he is open to compromise on immigration reform, saying he is not "hell-bent" on getting everything from the Senate immigration bill into the version that finally hits his desk. But Obama said the measure that...
  • The toll on U.S. roads [Editorial]

    The toll on U.S. roads  [Editorial]
    Since the 1930s, the federal tax on gasoline has been the single greatest source of revenue to pay for America's highways and mass transit. For every gallon sold, 18.4 cents is collected by the federal government and set aside in the Highway Trust Fund to...
  • EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants

    The Obama administration Monday morning unveiled its far-reaching proposal to curb climate change by substantially restricting emissions at power plants, a plan that promises to set off intense debate across the country amid the president’s...
  • EPA administrator says rule critics 'crying wolf' to protect interests

    EPA administrator says rule critics 'crying wolf' to protect interests
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy offered a blunt defense Monday of the Obama administration’s new rule to cut carbon dioxide pollution, touting¬†its benefits against mounting criticism from the coal industry and some...
  • Environment trumps politics: The U.S. takes a stand on climate change

    Environment trumps politics: The U.S. takes a stand on climate change
    In a single stroke Monday, the Obama administration opened a two-front war against the forces of scientific ignorance and political inertia. Its weapon was a policy proposal aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants 15% to 17%...